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Tuesday, April 16th, 2024  

Chastity Belt

Live Laugh Love

Suicide Squeeze

Apr 09, 2024 Music Web Exclusive

After five years away, Walla Walla, Washington’s low key dream rock legends Chastity Belt have new stock on the shelf with their fifth album, Live Laugh Love.


Apr 08, 2024 Live Tom Jones Elvis Costello Jimmy Barnes Little Quirks

The 35th anniversary of Byron Bay Bluesfest was a blast. Here’s a selection of Under the Radar’s highlights.



Studio: Lionsgate
Terry McDonough

Apr 08, 2024 Cinema Web Exclusive

Catching a serial killer goes international in some interesting ways in this by-the-numbers thriller directed by Terry McDonough.


Apr 08, 2024 Music Web Exclusive

On Matthew Houck’s first album of originals in six years, he steps away from the glistening, quicksilver chimes of 2018’s C’est La Vie.


Tim Blackett

Grandview Drive

Published by Nightwood Editions

Apr 08, 2024 Books

Grandview Drive, the debut effort from Tim Blackett, is a collection of 16 interconnected short stories that exude loneliness, isolation, and the often desolate nature of human experience.


Apr 05, 2024 Live

I have attended GalaxyCon Richmond for several years now, alongside my wife Wendy and our daughter Rose (now 11), and every year without fail William Shatner is there and each year he is one of the highlights of the event.



Apple TV+, April 5, 2024

Apr 05, 2024 TV Web Exclusive

Colin Farrell joins the pantheon of time honored gumshoes with Sugar, which premieres with two episodes on this new series. The leading man’s eponymous John Sugar is a private investigator with quips hard boiled enough to satisfy the cravings of any noir diehard.


Apr 05, 2024 Music Web Exclusive

A day prior to the release of Vampire Weekend’s self-titled debut album in January 2008, Pitchfork’s Nitsuh Abebe called it “already one of the most talked-about and divisive records of the year.”


Apr 05, 2024 Music Web Exclusive

Allen Ginsberg, one of the key Beat Generation writers, managed to achieve the equivalence of rock-star status in the world of poetry.